A Smoky Eye That Only Uses 2 Products

As timeless and sultry as the smoky eye is, there are so many things that can go wrong. A little too much smoke, and you'll look like you slept in your makeup — and not in a good way. We mean, if your lipstick smudges, you can easily just take a tissue and sharpen the line. But, with a smoky eye, you have to start from scratch if you blend the wrong way or use a shade that's too dark. Not so with the foolproof tips above.

We teamed up with 1-DAY ACUVUE® DEFINE® Brand to not only troubleshoot those issues but also show you how to use complementary eyeshadows to best show off your peepers. Ahead, makeup artist Sophie Haig breaks down the basics of the classic smoky eye for four different eye colors — blue, hazel, green, and brown — using just two hues that naturally highlight each set of irises. Consider it a crash course in color-wheel theory that you'll use on the daily.

Now, if you look like you were out all night, it'll be because you were.

All models are wearing 1-DAY ACUVUE® DEFINE® Brand Contact Lenses.
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